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Old 07-06-2009, 07:07 AM   #16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PMP View Post
Inspired by ghostdog :-)


Code:
echo This is just quick little test | awk 'IGNORECASE = 1 {gsub(/test|just|this/,".")}1'
Code:
# echo This is just quick little test | awk 'IGNORECASE = 1 {gsub(/test|just|this/,".")}1'
This is . quick little
.

It doesn't work. (running Debian 5
Code:
# awk -W version
mawk 1.3.3 Nov 1996, Copyright (C) Michael D. Brennan
Edit:
Never mind, I just updated it, and it works now!
Thanks!
Code:
# awk -W version
GNU Awk 3.1.6

Last edited by Techno Guy; 07-06-2009 at 07:11 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2009, 07:14 AM   #17
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Well Techno Guy,
It worked for me
I am beginner to awk ghostdog might answer your quesiton, you can use sed option that i have given or

Code:
 echo This is just quick little test | perl -e 'while (<>) { s/this|just|test/./ig; print}'
 
Old 07-06-2009, 07:14 AM   #18
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IGNORECASE is gawk feature. if there is no way you can use gawk, then no choice, use tolower()
 
Old 07-06-2009, 07:16 AM   #19
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IGNORECASE is gawk feature. if there is no way you can use gawk, then no choice, use tolower()
Yeah I just realized, I just installed gawk
All works fine now.

Thanks so much for your help guys.
You guys have overwhelmed me with options
Until next time

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